NGFW Jobs with Work from Home Options

Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for NGFW skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NGFW over the 6 months to 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 563 615 798
Rank change year-on-year +52 +183 -303
Permanent jobs citing NGFW 30 59 34
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.089% 0.14% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 1.19% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 49 19
10th Percentile £39,900 £36,075 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £110,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +76.00% -3.85% -25.71%
75th Percentile £115,000 £71,250 £85,625
90th Percentile - £75,000 £102,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year +10.53% -22.45% -23.44%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home

NGFW is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,299 4,946 7,253
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 15.68% 11.32% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,445 3,636 4,875
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,569 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,250 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £73,675
90th Percentile £80,000 £89,852 £87,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%

NGFW
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing NGFW as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

NGFW trend for jobs with a WFH option

NGFW
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing NGFW.

NGFW salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

NGFW
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing NGFW over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

NGFW salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

NGFW
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 18 (60.00%) Azure
1 18 (60.00%) IaaS
2 14 (46.67%) Azure DevOps
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (46.67%) PaaS
3 4 (13.33%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) VPN
2 16 (53.33%) Wireless
3 12 (40.00%) LAN
4 10 (33.33%) Network Security
5 9 (30.00%) Firewall
6 7 (23.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 7 (23.33%) WLAN
7 5 (16.67%) BGP
7 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (16.67%) IPsec
7 5 (16.67%) OSPF
7 5 (16.67%) SSL
7 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (16.67%) VLAN
7 5 (16.67%) WAN
8 4 (13.33%) DHCP
8 4 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (16.67%) Legal
1 5 (16.67%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Architect
1 14 (46.67%) Citrix Architect
1 14 (46.67%) Cloud Architect
1 14 (46.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 14 (46.67%) DevOps Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) ARM Templates
1 14 (46.67%) JSON
1 14 (46.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Private Cloud
1 14 (46.67%) Public Cloud
2 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 5 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 5 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (13.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Android
1 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Network Design
2 14 (46.67%) Agile
2 14 (46.67%) CI/CD
2 14 (46.67%) DevOps
2 14 (46.67%) Infrastructure as Code
2 14 (46.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 14 (46.67%) SDLC
3 7 (23.33%) Cloud Security
3 7 (23.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (23.33%) Network Architecture
4 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Android Development
5 5 (16.67%) Coaching
5 5 (16.67%) Contract Negotiation
5 5 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) CCIE
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
1 5 (16.67%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Virtual Desktop
1 14 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
1 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (46.67%) vSphere
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) Terraform
2 5 (16.67%) Ansible
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Citrix
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
3 7 (23.33%) Palo Alto
4 4 (13.33%) Aruba
4 4 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) Sophos
4 4 (13.33%) Veeam